Tuesday through Sunday: 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
* Entry will be permitted up to 15 minutes before closing.

Closed Mondays and on the following holidays: Carnival Tuesday, December 24, 25 and 31 and January 1.

Please see scheduling options for schools and special groups. Tel: (21) 2490-2429


Permanent exhibit
Adults - R$ 12.00
Students (Brazilian) - R$ 6.00
Seniors (Brazilian) - R$ 6.00
Seniors (Foreign) - R$ 12.00
Children under 6 - Free

Temporary exhibits - GVB Art Gallery
Adults - R$ 4.00
Students (Brazilian) - R$ 2.00
Seniors (Brazilian) - R$ 2.00
Seniors (Foreign) - R$ 4.00
Children under 6 - Free
Admission to the permanent exhibits includes the right to visit the temporary exhibits in the GVB Gallery at no additional cost.

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Museu Casa do Pontal is located on a 12,000 m² site in Recreio dos Bandeirantes near the Barra da Tijuca, between two granite outcroppings called Pedra Branca and Prainha.

Estrada do Pontal, 3295
Recreio dos Bandeirantes
Rio de Janeiro RJ 22790-877

(55 21) 2490-2429

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Tourist services offered by the staff at the Museu Casa do Pontal are focused on the dissemination of information about Brazilian folk art, contributing to increasing the respect for the communities where folk art is produced and for the cultural heritage of Brazil. It is not necessary to schedule a visit to Museu Casa do Pontal unless special arrangements are needed, such as for school visits, tours and transportation services).

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Many people who visit Museum of the Pontal also visit other attractions in the area, which has some of the most beautiful beaches in Rio de Janeiro, large areas of intact and preserved forest as well as a variety of restaurants. Here are some suggestions of places to see to make your visit even more complete.

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